Amadou Diallo, 1999 News

22, West African immigrant, was shot 19 times in February in the vestibule of his Bronx apartment by four plainclothes police officers. Diallo, a street peddler, was unarmed. The officers, Sean Carroll, Edward McMellon, Kenneth Boss, and Richard Murphy, were all indicted on two counts of second-degree murder. They all pleaded not guilty and were freed on bail.

1999 People in the News